Breaking News... Success!

The Friends announced a new life for the Old Stone Barracks.  Valcour Brewing Company has purchased the building and will make it their new home.  Read the press release HERE.


with your help, we've fulfilled the first part of our mission: securing the highest and best use of Plattsburgh's Old Stone Barracks.

With this success, we’re now turning our attention to the second part of our overall goal as outlined in our original case statement: “uses (of) the building and site for public education and inspiration.” To that end, we are working to establish a public interpretive heritage trail through the Old Stone Barracks property. The walking trail will provide an educational experience through which people can learn about the history and importance of the Barracks and the rich military history of the Champlain Valley. Our ability to build this trail is part of our agreement with the Valcour Brewing Company and it will be funded using the donations we have received and will continue to receive from people like you. Please make a tax-deductible donation to help build the public trail!


The Old Stone Barracks is among the most widely recognized and publicly appreciated historic buildings in the North Country.
— Steven Engelhart, Executive Director, Adirondack Architectural Heritage


Find out about the barracks, our organization, and what this building means to the community of Plattsburgh

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Take part

Preserving history starts with you.  Good news, the barracks will become integral to the community once again!  Help us build the heritage trail and be a part of its new and bright future.

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By the Towns of Plattsburgh and Peru, and the Clinton County Historical Association.  Find out how your organization can help.

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